Hofstra University, History Department
Assistant Professor, Ancient History & Classics
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||New York, United States|
Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Ancient History and Classics
The History Department at Hofstra University invites applications for an anticipated tenure-track position in Ancient History, beginning September 2014, at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position will be a joint appointment, based in the History Department and with responsibilities in the Classics Program.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Ancient History and/or Classics by time of appointment. They should possess a broad competence in Ancient History, both Greek and Roman; must be able to teach Greek and Latin at all levels, in original and in translation; and should be willing to participate in the First Year sequence of the Hofstra Honors College. The candidate will teach 4 courses per year in the History Department and 2 in the Classics Program. The specialization is open, but candidates whose work focuses on the history of ancient medicine / science, gender and sexuality, and/or early Christianity are especially encouraged to apply.
Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a writing sample, a statement of teaching philosophy, and course evaluations or other evidence of teaching excellence. Letters of application and supporting materials should be sent in hard copy, by December 1, 2013, to: Susan M. Yohn, Chair, History Department, Hofstra University, 301 New Academic Building, Hempstead NY 11549. Interviews will be conducted at the APA meeting in Chicago (Jan. 2-5, 2014).
Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.
Located 25 miles east of New York City, Hofstra University is a private university offering more than 140 undergraduate and 150 graduate programs in Liberal Arts and Sciences, Business, Communication, Education, Engineering and Allied Sciences, Allied Human Services and Honors studies as well as a schools of law and medicine. Total enrollment is 13,000 students with 6500 full time undergraduates. Average undergraduate class is 25 and student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. The History Department has 9 full time faculty, while the Classics program has 2 full time faculty.
Susan M. Yohn
301 New Academic Building
Hempstead, NY 11549
|Primary Category:||Ancient History
|Secondary Categories:||Classical Studies